Sheffield’s Blades Eye First F.A. Cup Final Since 1936

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A photograph from the Sheffield United archives shows the club's players - all ties, waistcoats and slicked-back hair - standing on the Wembley pitch ahead of their 1936 FA Cup final against Arsenal.

They look relaxed and confident. They were, after all, playing for a club which had reached five previous finals and won four of them. Only three clubs in the 60-year history of the competition had a better pedigree.